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07-15-2012
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Confidence interval Concept

Confidence intervals of the form are designed to estimate the
(a) sample mean.
(b) sample standard deviation.
(c) population mean.
(d) population standard deviation.

#2
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(c) population mean.

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07-16-2012
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by mbbs2010 (c) population mean.
can u explain ?

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07-27-2012
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I think it's Sample mean... Did you find the answer yet?!
#5
07-27-2012
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by tyagee can u explain ?
its basically cos u are finding the mean in ur test sample population..
and then using the CI to apply that data to the Population and predicting a mean value..

(for better explanation check kaplan biostats)

 Tags Biostatistics-Epidemiology, Step-2-Questions

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